16 April 2018

A vast region of more than 4.4bn people with an apparently insatiable appetite for gambling and technology, Asia is understandably viewed as a potential goldmine by operators and suppliers. The region is however covered in swathes of grey, and while igaming is permitted in some jurisdictions, most activity is regulated on a point of supply basis, presenting operators with a complex patchwork of 48 markets with different rules, requirements, compliance and localisation challenges. We are also seeing a growing number of Asian developers target European audiences hungry for fresh themes and game mechanics.

In this year’s Asian Gaming Focus:

  • The Asian opportunity
  • Exclusive Asian iGaming dashboard by H2 Gambling Capital
  • Cards (and beads) on the table
  • Platforms: when a player journey becomes a business strategy
  • The generation game
  • ‘Asian igamers want to have more fun’

This report has been created in association with Alderney e-Gambling with support from Asia Live Tech, Betradar, Ganapati, BBIN and Comtrade Gaming.

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